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    “Brilliant course, great pace and very relevant to our environment. Didn’t waste our time with elements which we didn’t need. The trainer was fantastic and very informative. Would highly recommend!”
    Countrywide Telecoms, Guildford

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    “Trainer was excellent, full of knowledge from real life experience! Very engaging, good pace and created a great learning environment”
    Round and Round the Gardens Childcare, Woking

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    “Really enjoyed it!” - “Great trainer, thank you!” - “Superb!” - “Trainer had great knowledge and kept it enjoyable” - “Great course – highly recommend! Very enthusiastic trainer"
    Surrey Research Park, Guildford

  • Slide E

    “It is part of my role to book training for staff and then read feedback forms in order to be able to find the most suitable course and in all honesty, I have been here for nearly 5 years and this is the first time I have seen so much written on feedback forms, especially positive comments”
    Guildford Borough Council

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    “By far the best first aid course I’ve been on!” Childminder, Horley
    “An excellent refresher of my first aid skills. Derek taught the course brilliantly, with real enthusiasm and wit”
    Hampton School, Greater London

Welcome to the Surrey First Aid Training news, notices and information page. Here you will be able to find everything you need to know about the recent First Aid regulation updates and any other helpful information.

Citizen AID launches new public information video

Citizen AID launches new public information video

Citizen AID has launched a new public information video to show how ordinary people can deliver life-saving first aid to the injured members of the public around them following an explosion.

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Defibrillators in Schools Campaign

Defibrillators in Schools Campaign

The latest information from the Sudden Adult Death Trust (SADS UK) is that their Big Shock Campaign to get more defibrillators in schools has been a huge success. SADS UK had a meeting with Policymakers at the Department of Education and as a consequence they have advised schools to consider purchasing a defibrillator as part of their first aid equipment.

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In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

Did you know about ICE?

In case of emergency (ICE) is a program that enables first responders, such as paramedics, firefighters, and police officers, as well as hospital personnel, to contact the next of kin of the owner of a mobile phone to obtain important medical or support information (the phone must be unlocked and working).

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Emergency SMS

Emergency SMS

Did you know that you can send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service where it will be passed to the police, ambulance, fire rescue, or coastguard?

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Guidance on infection control

Guidance on infection control

The latest EYFS document published in March 2017 (page 27) includes a link to guidance published by Public Health England specifically for schools and childcare settings on infection control for various conditions (including conjunctivitis) which sets out when and for how long children need to be excluded, when treatment/medication is required and where to get further advice. 

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Anaphylaxis Campaign - Adrenaline Auto-Injectors to be held in all schools

Anaphylaxis Campaign - Adrenaline Auto-Injectors to be held in all schools

The Anaphylaxis Campaign is the only UK wide charity operating solely for the growing numbers of people at risk from severe allergic reactions and anaphylaxis.

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First Aid Requirements for construction sites

First Aid Requirements for construction sites

Are you in the construction industry and wondering what your first aid requirements are for your workers and site?

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Haemostatic dressings and tourniquets in First Aid Kits

Haemostatic dressings and tourniquets in First Aid Kits

The European Resuscitation Council have recently reviewed a number of first aid protocols and now suggest that there is a need in certain circumstances to include haemostatic dressings and tourniquets. 

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First Aid Kits for Babies

First Aid Kits for Babies

Want to know what to put in a first aid kit for babies? Let us tell you!

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 Fevers and medication for Babies and Children – what you need to know

Fevers and medication for Babies and Children – what you need to know

What is a high fever?

Did you know that a ‘high fever’ in children under five is considered to be a temperature of 38C (100.4F) or above?

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Safer sleep

Safer sleep

The Lullaby Trust provides emotional support for bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep and raises awareness of sudden infant death.

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Applying for the Millie's Mark Award

Applying for the Millie's Mark Award

The Millie’s Mark Trust does not currently have a preferred supplier for Paediatric First Aid training, which means Early Years settings are free to choose a provider of their choice, as there is no current course accreditation required. 

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Wound management

Wound management

The new First Aid guidelines state that in wound management it is no longer recognised that the elevation of a wound assists in stopping bleeding. 

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Automated External Defibrillator (AED) awareness training

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) awareness training

According to the British Heart Foundation, in the 1960s more than 7 out of 10 heart attacks in the UK were fatal. Today at least 7 out of 10 people survive. Two of the most important factors influencing survival are the early use of effective CPR and early defibrillation. Defibrillation is achieved by the use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED).

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Our advice on treating a baby or child with a suspected head injury

Our advice on treating a baby or child with a suspected head injury

The NICE guidelines do not state that a cold compress in the form of an ice pack should be applied to a head injury. 

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